John Ellis is an IT business professional with almost 20 years of experience helping organizations successfully implement multimillion-dollar technology projects. He currently owns a consulting company which provides IT management and consulting services to public sector clients. John holds a BA in Political Science with a specialization in Business Administration from UCLA and a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Sac State. He was a Pac-12 collegiate athlete on the UCLA Bruin’s baseball team. He has been passionate about soccer his entire life, involved as a player, coach, and referee. His daughter, Emma (’05) plays for Union Sacramento FC.